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pinkroot

noun pink·root \ˈpiŋk-ˌrüt, -ˌrt\

Definition of PINKROOT

:  any of several American plants (genus Spigelia) related to the nux vomica and used as anthelmintics; especially :  a United States woodland herb (S. marilandica) sometimes cultivated for its showy red and yellow flowers

First Known Use of PINKROOT

1763

pinkroot

noun pink·root \ˈpiŋ-ˌkrüt, -ˌkrt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PINKROOT

:  any of several plants of the genus Spigelia related to the nux vomica and used as anthelmintics

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